Creating a Chatbot using Amazon Lex Service: Day 4 (Facebook Messenger Integration)

This is the last article of this series where we’ll see how to integrate the bot with Facebook Messenger and make it live with the Messenger.

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Introduction

In the last three articles of this series we tried to create a chatbot using Amazon Lex services, we used AWS lambda functions and Slots to make our chatbot more interactive and richer. The concepts are introduced so that these services could be further leveraged to make a custom bot aligning to business needs. This is the last article of this series where we’ll see how to integrate the bot with Facebook Messenger and make it live with the Messenger.

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Creating a Chatbot using Amazon Lex Service: Day 3 (Slots in AWS Lex)

In this article we’ll discuss what are slots and how to play around with slots to make your chatbot more interactive and richer. Let’s jump directly into the tutorial.


Introduction

In the last two articles of the tutorial series, we learn about how to create a basic chatbot and how to integrate a lambda function to our bot for fulfillment. In this article, we’ll discuss what are slots and how to play around with slots to make your chatbot more interactive and richer. Let’s jump directly into the tutorial.

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Creating a Chatbot using Amazon Lex Service: Day 2 (AWS Lambda Functions)

In this article we’ll learn how to create lambda functions in AWS and hook to the chatbot that we created in the last article.


Introduction

In the last article of this tutorial series, we learned what are chatbots and how we can create a basic chatbot using Amazon Lex service. We learned how to set up an AWS account and test the bot. In this article, we’ll learn how to create lambda functions in AWS and hook to the chatbot that we created in the last article.

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Creating a Chatbot using Amazon Lex Service: Day 1 (Initial Bot)

In this tutorial series, we’ll discuss how to create a real-time chatbot using Amazon Lex service and deploy the bot over Facebook messenger.


Introduction

In this tutorial series, we’ll discuss how to create a real-time chatbot using Amazon Lex service and deploy the bot over Facebook messenger. The reader of the tutorial series does not need to have prior knowledge of bot creation as the article will demonstrate the bot creation and deployment step by step using explanatory pictures. Trust me, it is fun and exciting to create your own bot and see it working over the thought of creating a bot. We’ll setup AWS account to leverage Lex Services and Facebook developers account to deploy the bot on your own Facebook page and see it working. Let’s jump directly into the tutorial.

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Creating Virtual Machine (VM) On Microsoft Azure


Introduction

This article will focus on creating VM, i.e., a Virtual Machine on Microsoft Azure. Microsoft Azure provides many cloud services and getting a virtual machine is one of those. One can create a virtual machine; i.e. a remote desktop machine, on the cloud and access the same with the provided credentials. Azure gives us the flexibility to choose the type of machine; i.e. client or server and the operating system and machine configuration of one’s choice. So, it gives the flexibility to create a small machine or set up a huge configuration machine based on the requirement. Each configuration and component chosen had a price that depends on how long and how much the VM is used. In this article, I’ll set a VM on Microsoft Azure step by step and this article will be more of a tutorial form.

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